5 Reasons to Eat More Spinach

By Alane Archer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Eat More Spinach! Spinach is a healthy source of fiber and contains many nutrients, including vitamin K, calcium, magnesium, folate, vitamin C, iron, manganese, potassium, tryptophan and other vitamins and minerals. 1. A recent study found a bowl of spinach every day increases muscle efficiency. Researchers from the Karolinska

Are Medications Causing Nutrient Deficiencies in Your Body?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Donna Manrique www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Medications are prescribed to help induce healing or to aid with a serious medical condition. Now, this is a very good time just to remind you of ways to prevent needing medication in the first place. Sometimes medication is needed, we understand that, but try to

3 Exercises to Keep You Strong This Summer

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Summer is what I would describe as a "happy season." With all the warm weather and sunlight it only seems right to relax near the water. After all, it is summer time, time for BBQ's, coolers, and some outdoor fun. Going for bike rides, walking, and

How an Organic Acids Test Can Help Your Thyroid

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com People that suffer from a sluggish thyroid condition can have symptoms of extreme fatigue, weight gain or inability to lose weight, thin hair, dry skin or dry hair, puffiness, morning headaches and more. When we talk to a client about their health and their thyroid, it is important to

Why You Should Start a Garden

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC, and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Growing your own food by starting a garden has many benefits besides saving you money at the grocery store and the gas to get there. Let us look at a few reason why you should start a garden! Reduce Stress There is something about being outside

7 Common Vitamin Deficiencies

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Even, if you regularly eat a well-balanced meal, it may not guarantee that you are getting all your nutrients in- not fair I know! Nutrients depend on a few factors like where the food is grown and how fertile the soil is. If the soil is

What Vitamins Do You Really Need?

By Maria Cummings and Alane Palmer, ND, CNC www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Remember the Flintstones vitamin commercials? Heck, I still sing, "We are Flintstones kids, ten million strong and growing." I am sure that my mom felt like her halo shined a tad bit brighter when she bought my brother and me those fun shaped vitamins. My brother

February 26th, 2017|Categories: Vitamin & Mineral Test|

What is Methylation?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com Every single cell and organ in the body is going through a metabolic process called "methylation." It is a very complicated and continually being researched and studied. To simplify methylation, it starts with a "methyl group" which takes a single carbon and three hydrogen atoms. This

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Vitamin & Mineral Test|

How Can Selenium Help My Thyroid?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com If this article peaked your interest, the chances are that you have been diagnosed with a thyroid disorder. Most likely, you have tried different medications and remedies to combat side effects from the thyroid disease. Nutrition and supplementation can play a significant role in your well-being

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Vitamin & Mineral Test, Thyroid Analysis Test|

What Causes Winter Blues?

By Alane Palmer, ND, CNC and Maria Cummings www.NutritionallyYoursTestKits.com The winter blues, medically known as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) is different from the average depression because it is only seasonal, unlike the average depression which is daily. You may be wondering,"How do the winter blues get started?" It usually starts at the end of fall

February 13th, 2017|Categories: Vitamin & Mineral Test|
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